Sci-fi horror classic The Fly is apparently heading for a big screen remake without David Cronenberg

Sounds like David Cronenberg’s masterpiece The Fly is about to get a good old remaking by the powers that be in Hollywood.

The spine-tingling 1986 movie, starring Jeff Goldblum as a genius scientist who falls foul of his own experiment, is a quintessential example of the ‘body horror’ genre pioneered by the director. 311 more words


'Hidden Figures' is a hit, nearly tying 'Rogue One' $900 million for No. 1 box-office spot

Disney and Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and 20th Century Fox’s Hidden Figures are in a race for the top spot at the domestic box office that is still too close to call. 127 more words


Petition to stop Fox taking over Sky is getting more than 10,000 signatures an hour

A petition to try and stop Rupert Murdoch’s Fox taking over Sky has already gained more than 70,000 signatures.

It is on track to get more than 100,000 in less than two days, having attracted 30,000 signatures in just the last two hours. 240 more words


Sky agrees to £18billion takeover deal by 21st Century Fox

Sky has agreed to an £18billion takeover by 21st Century Fox, Rupert Murdoch’s US media group.

The deal comes five years after an attempted takeover of the British broadcaster had to be abandoned at the height of the phone hacking scandal. 281 more words